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  • life Work

    DITL #6/7: Monday

    4:30 Up, coffee/collagen/vitamins/grahams/water, quick BLP show notes post (I copy + paste from what I had already written for the show notes!), read (started Open by Nate Klemp and read the intro), plan day…

    April 30, 2024
  • life Work

    DITL #3/7: Friday (Clinical Day)

    Is it weird to read about a Friday when it’s already Saturday? Ahh well! I am really glad I have been writing things down because my memory for time use is pretty terrible. Maybe…

    April 27, 2024
  • life Work

    Ups + Downs

    Today (well, yesterday since I am posting this Tuesday . . . ) had its ups and downs. UP: The day started out very nicely, as I met a friend to do a longer…

    April 23, 2024
  • Work

    By Request: What is Call, Anyway?

    By Request: What does “CALL” mean? I’ve written a lot about call over the years – perhaps sometimes to my detriment.  Not everyone likes to acknowledge the reality that doctors get tired and are…

    March 13, 2024
  • Work

    (My Personal) Rules for Call

    It’s a call week! I am hoping I can continue the attitude I had in January — that was one of the busiest weeks I can remember but I did really well managing my…

    March 12, 2024
  • life Work

    Feeling Better

    An Intentionally Light Day I am giving myself the gift of an intentionally light day today. When I worked full time (and to some extent, during my 80% days), I occasionally took a day…

    February 8, 2024
  • life Work

    Onward and Upward

    Call week –> in the books! I made it through. It was definitely on the busier end of the spectrum; I think since it was the first week back to school around here after…

    January 16, 2024
  • life Work

    1 on a Friday (Check In)

    (This post also contains discussion of call life so please skip if this is a trigger for you!) Hi! It’s Friday. I am nearing the end of a busy call week — it definitely…

    January 12, 2024
  • Work

    Midweek Check In

    Call Report (I have received feedback from some that reading about how I sometimes struggle with the challenges of overnight call is triggering to them — if that is you, please feel free to…

    January 10, 2024
  • Work

    My 40%

    Part of my full time job When someone asks what I do for work, I give a long winded answer about working part time as a pediatric endocrinologist but also having another part time…

    October 18, 2023